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Licensing isn’t working

The sinking of the RMS Lusitania

Starting in 2012, the British Library replaced its interlibrary loan service with a license document delivery agreement with the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) and the Publishers Association.  Perhaps to improve turnaround time to provide better service, perhaps to save money by outsourcing, or perhaps because of fear of infringement, the British Library agreed to switch ... Read More »

Joint Statement from LCA, eIFL and IFLA at the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property

Janice Pilch and Teresa Hacket made a joint statement on behalf of Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL), the Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) at the WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property in Geneva 27 April – 1 May 2009. In the intervention, the associations stated: We welcome the emphasis on ... Read More »